Tornadoes And Related Deaths By State, 2016 (1)
State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2) State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2)
Alabama 87 4 3 Montana 4 0 30
Alaska 0 0 (3) Nebraska 47 0 8
Arizona 3 0 32 Nevada 0 0 (3)
Arkansas 23 0 18 New Hampshire 2 0 36
California 7 0 27 New Jersey 2 0 36
Colorado 45 0 10 New Mexico 3 0 32
Connecticut 0 0 (3) New York 1 0 41
Delaware 0 0 (3) North Carolina 16 0 20
D.C. 0 0 (3) North Dakota 32 0 13
Florida 48 2 7 Ohio 31 0 15
Georgia 27 0 17 Oklahoma 55 2 5
Hawaii 0 0 (3) Oregon 4 0 30
Idaho 1 0 41 Pennsylvania 9 0 26
Illinois 50 0 6 Rhode Island 0 0 (3)
Indiana 40 0 12 South Carolina 3 0 32
Iowa 46 0 9 South Dakota 16 0 20
Kansas 99 0 1 Tennessee 11 2 24
Kentucky 32 0 13 Texas 90 1 2
Louisiana 31 2 15 Utah 3 0 32
Maine 2 0 36 Vermont 0 0 (3)
Maryland 2 0 36 Virginia 12 4 23
Massachusetts 2 0 36 Washington 6 0 28
Michigan 15 0 22 West Virginia 6 0 28
Minnesota 44 0 11 Wisconsin 11 0 24
Mississippi 67 1 4 Wyoming 1 0 41
Missouri 23 0 18 United States 1,059 (4) 18  
(1) Ranked by total number of tornadoes. (2) States with the same number receive the same ranking. (3) State had no tornadoes in 2016. (4) The U.S. total will not match data used in other charts because it counts tornadoes that cross state lines. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.